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North Carolina governor revokes LGBTI woman’s appointment due to GOP pressure

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper revoked an LGBTI woman’s appointment to a state commission on Wednesday (6 February) due to Republican pressure. From Gay Star News by Anya Crittenton According to the Charlotte Observer, all 29 state Senate Republicans wrote a letter to Cooper calling for the removal of LaWana Mayfield. Mayfield is a member of the Charlotte City […]

California passes new bill to support LGBTQ Seniors

From Logo by Samantha Manzella California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new bill into law that will support the inclusion of LGBTQ seniors in state-administered programs and services for the elderly. AB 2719, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin and co-sponsored by SAGE and Equality California, adds sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression to the definition of […]